(file photo: Big Sky Resort)

Early Bird Clinics Offered at Big Sky

Big Sky, MT – Skiers can start off on the right piste this season at Big Sky Resort in Montana with their Women’s Early Bird Clinic, December 5-6, and the Dan Egan Early Bird Camp, December 14-15.

The all-women early season ski clinic is taught by women, for women and removes the pressure of learning to ski like a man, organizers say. The session focuses on an individual’s performance and works toward mastering new techniques. This clinic is a building block to advance women’s skiing from the start of the season, allowing women to gain confidence on snow throughout the season.

“The idea of this clinic is to personalize a group lesson, provide key tips to improve your skiing throughout the season, and have fun meeting new friends who like to ski what you like to ski,” commented Dashelle Purchell, instructor for Women Clinics at Big Sky Resort.

(file photo: Big Sky Resort)
(file photo: Big Sky Resort)

Vermont native big mountain skier Dan Egan is one of the “Top Skiers of All Time”, as named by Powder Magazine, and his Early Bird Camp is designed for skiers who want to learn and adapt their skiing skills for all terrain. The camp will explore skier’s range of balance and stance applied techniques to different terrain from groomed, bumps, steeps and trees.

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The Early Bird Camp, December 14-15, 2015, includes two days of guiding and individualized instruction by Egan and his team of trainers, plus video movement analysis.

“Come ski with me and learn secrets to all terrain skiing. We’ll cover the strategy and tactics for where we go and why,” says Egan. “Changing the way you’ll see the mountain. The only thing extreme is the level of fun.”

The Dan Egan Early Bird Camp and Women’s Early Bird Clinic are designed for intermediate and above skiers who are motivated to take their abilities to a new levels and goals. The group sizes are a maximum of six participants.

For more information about registration and cost for the Dan Egan Early Bird Camp or Women’s Early Bird Clinic, visit bigskyresort.com/clinics or call (406) 995-5743.

Big Sky Resort opens for the 2015-16 winter season on November 26, and the Madison Base area will open on December 11.

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